Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 88 109
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21 +80
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1,835 1,402 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.90% 2.95% 2.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.64% 15.57% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,271 985 738
London median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -1.32% +4.11%
10th Percentile £150 £138 £170
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £375 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +10.15% -6.21% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 16
London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -15.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £14.38
90th Percentile £29.36 £165.00 £86.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £16.75
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.75% +11.67%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12,531 9,007 6,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 26.61% 18.97% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,290 6,766 4,718
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 51
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -14.00% +24.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.13
90th Percentile £82.18 £58.75 £97.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +12 416 £375 -6.25% 105
West London +35 99 £190 -45.71% 50
South London 0 52 £225 -25.00% 3
East London -30 41 £375 -25.00% 26
North London +12 37 £225 -2.17% 9
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 1,000 (54.50%) Windows
2 797 (43.43%) Active Directory
3 784 (42.72%) Microsoft
4 543 (29.59%) Windows 10
5 542 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 460 (25.07%) Migration
7 405 (22.07%) SharePoint
8 380 (20.71%) Finance
9 354 (19.29%) Microsoft Office
10 324 (17.66%) Windows Server
11 309 (16.84%) SCCM
12 299 (16.29%) ITIL
13 280 (15.26%) PowerShell
14 276 (15.04%) VMware
15 275 (14.99%) Windows 7
16 262 (14.28%) Skype
17 220 (11.99%) MS Exchange
18 215 (11.72%) Citrix
19 208 (11.34%) Skype for Business
20 175 (9.54%) Cisco
21 158 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 157 (8.56%) Azure Active Directory
23 153 (8.34%) Firewall
24 152 (8.28%) DNS
25 137 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
26 135 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
27 134 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
28 132 (7.19%) OneDrive
29 127 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
29 127 (6.92%) Amazon AWS

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 405 (22.07%) SharePoint
2 220 (11.99%) MS Exchange
3 208 (11.34%) Skype for Business
4 78 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 73 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.49%) IIS
9 9 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.44%) Confluence
11 7 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.33%) CMS
12 6 (0.33%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.27%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.22%) Apache
14 4 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 354 (19.29%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (2.13%) InfoPath
4 35 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.22%) InVision
10 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.11%) SPSS
12 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.054%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.054%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 33 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.054%) Eikon
4 1 (0.054%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.054%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.054%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.054%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 542 (29.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (8.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 132 (7.19%) OneDrive
4 127 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
5 89 (4.85%) IaaS
6 73 (3.98%) PaaS
7 72 (3.92%) SaaS
8 51 (2.78%) G Suite
9 41 (2.23%) Yammer
10 30 (1.63%) Mimecast
11 26 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
12 23 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (1.09%) Serverless
14 19 (1.04%) Azure Functions
15 14 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (0.71%) Lucidchart
17 7 (0.38%) GitHub
18 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
18 5 (0.27%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
18 5 (0.27%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 262 (14.28%) Skype
2 153 (8.34%) Firewall
3 152 (8.28%) DNS
4 117 (6.38%) DHCP
5 98 (5.34%) WAN
6 93 (5.07%) LAN
7 88 (4.80%) VPN
8 69 (3.76%) VoIP
9 67 (3.65%) TCP/IP
10 54 (2.94%) SAN
11 47 (2.56%) Intranet
12 33 (1.80%) Unified Communications
13 32 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (1.74%) Internet
13 32 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
14 31 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (1.14%) WebEx
16 20 (1.09%) PBX
16 20 (1.09%) Wireless
17 18 (0.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.02%) Power BI
3 20 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (0.76%) MySQL
4 14 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.49%) Big Data
7 9 (0.49%) MS Access
8 8 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.38%) GIS
9 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.33%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.27%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.22%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.16%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (2.29%) JIRA
2 13 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 13 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.38%) MSI
4 6 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.27%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.27%) Zephyr
6 4 (0.22%) gulp
7 3 (0.16%) AdminStudio
7 3 (0.16%) Grunt
7 3 (0.16%) Hudson
7 3 (0.16%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.16%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.16%) Subversion
7 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.16%) webpack
7 3 (0.16%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.11%) Gradle
8 2 (0.11%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 380 (20.71%) Finance
2 87 (4.74%) Banking
3 60 (3.27%) Retail
4 52 (2.83%) Law
5 36 (1.96%) Legal
6 29 (1.58%) Advertising
7 26 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.04%) Marketing
10 18 (0.98%) French Language
10 18 (0.98%) Publishing
10 18 (0.98%) Spanish Language
11 13 (0.71%) Front Office
11 13 (0.71%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.60%) Back Office
13 9 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.38%) Dutch Language
14 7 (0.38%) German Language
14 7 (0.38%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 297 (16.19%) Analyst
2 228 (12.43%) Architect
3 190 (10.35%) Support Engineer
4 135 (7.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 135 (7.36%) Consultant
5 132 (7.19%) Project Manager
6 127 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 120 (6.54%) IT Support
8 115 (6.27%) Support Analyst
9 110 (5.99%) Desktop Support
10 97 (5.29%) Office 365 Engineer
11 88 (4.80%) Service Analyst
12 80 (4.36%) Desktop Engineer
13 79 (4.31%) Service Desk Analyst
14 76 (4.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 76 (4.14%) IT Engineer
14 76 (4.14%) Office 365 Architect
15 72 (3.92%) Office 365 Manager
15 72 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
16 71 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.02%) HTML
2 34 (1.85%) .NET
3 26 (1.42%) CSS
4 24 (1.31%) jQuery
5 20 (1.09%) Web Services
6 19 (1.04%) HTML5
7 17 (0.93%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.87%) REST
9 15 (0.82%) SAML
10 13 (0.71%) JSON
11 10 (0.54%) AngularJS
11 10 (0.54%) React
12 9 (0.49%) OAuth
13 7 (0.38%) XML
14 6 (0.33%) COM
14 6 (0.33%) Middleware
14 6 (0.33%) Software Packaging
15 5 (0.27%) LDAP
15 5 (0.27%) Sass
16 4 (0.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 87 (4.74%) User Experience
2 80 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 47 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 46 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 31 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 27 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.09%) iPad
11 19 (1.04%) Taxonomies
12 18 (0.98%) iPhone
13 15 (0.82%) PMI
14 14 (0.76%) Clustering
14 14 (0.76%) Private Cloud
15 13 (0.71%) PKI
16 12 (0.65%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.60%) Public Cloud
18 10 (0.54%) Mobile App
19 9 (0.49%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,000 (54.50%) Windows
2 543 (29.59%) Windows 10
3 324 (17.66%) Windows Server
4 275 (14.99%) Windows 7
5 137 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 135 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 89 (4.85%) Apple iOS
8 71 (3.87%) Android
9 62 (3.38%) Linux
10 51 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 48 (2.62%) Mac OS
12 42 (2.29%) Mac OS X
13 25 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.76%) Unix
15 9 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.27%) CentOS
17 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (25.07%) Migration
2 299 (16.29%) ITIL
3 158 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 127 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (6.76%) Project Management
6 123 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
7 72 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (3.65%) Information Security
9 65 (3.54%) PRINCE2
10 53 (2.89%) Asset Management
10 53 (2.89%) CRM
11 51 (2.78%) Change Management
12 50 (2.72%) Service Delivery
13 49 (2.67%) TOGAF
14 48 (2.62%) Service Management
15 45 (2.45%) Mobile Device Management
16 42 (2.29%) DevOps
17 41 (2.23%) Decision-Making
17 41 (2.23%) ITSM
18 39 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 280 (15.26%) PowerShell
2 115 (6.27%) SQL
3 45 (2.45%) JavaScript
4 30 (1.63%) C#
5 23 (1.25%) C
5 23 (1.25%) VBScript
6 21 (1.14%) Java
7 15 (0.82%) Python
8 13 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 9 (0.49%) VBA
10 6 (0.33%) Perl
10 6 (0.33%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.27%) PHP
11 5 (0.27%) VB
12 4 (0.22%) C++
12 4 (0.22%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.16%) ES6
14 2 (0.11%) Ruby
14 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.054%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 120 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 92 (5.01%) SC Cleared
4 78 (4.25%) Degree
5 56 (3.05%) MCSE
6 49 (2.67%) MCSA
7 42 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (1.53%) MCP
10 25 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 23 (1.25%) CCNA
12 19 (1.04%) MCITP
12 19 (1.04%) PMI Certification
13 16 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (0.82%) CISSP
15 12 (0.65%) DBS Check
15 12 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.60%) A+ Certification
16 11 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.67%) SLA
2 34 (1.85%) GDPR
3 25 (1.36%) QA
4 18 (0.98%) PMO
5 13 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.60%) MiFID
7 8 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.11%) FISMA
11 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.054%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 797 (43.43%) Active Directory
2 134 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 56 (3.05%) XenApp
5 51 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 31 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (1.53%) BitLocker
8 27 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (1.47%) vSphere
9 23 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (0.82%) Docker
12 12 (0.65%) XenServer
13 11 (0.60%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.38%) KVM
15 6 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.22%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.16%) VMware Server
18 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 309 (16.84%) SCCM
2 122 (6.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 36 (1.96%) SCOM
4 34 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 30 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 17 (0.93%) WSUS
8 16 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 13 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (0.49%) WMI
13 8 (0.44%) CASB
14 7 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.38%) HP SIM
14 7 (0.38%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.38%) PingFederate
14 7 (0.38%) vCenter Server
14 7 (0.38%) XenMobile
15 6 (0.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 784 (42.72%) Microsoft
2 276 (15.04%) VMware
3 215 (11.72%) Citrix
4 175 (9.54%) Cisco
5 126 (6.87%) Apple
6 63 (3.43%) HP
7 51 (2.78%) Google
7 51 (2.78%) ServiceNow
8 38 (2.07%) Ivanti
9 34 (1.85%) Sony
10 31 (1.69%) Dell
11 29 (1.58%) Symantec
12 28 (1.53%) Nintex
13 26 (1.42%) Avaya
13 26 (1.42%) Meraki
13 26 (1.42%) Polycom
14 25 (1.36%) Sophos
15 24 (1.31%) Okta
16 23 (1.25%) Bloomberg
17 22 (1.20%) McAfee